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Collection Polychaeta SMF
Senckenberg: Collection Polychaeta SMF
Contact: Allspach, Andreas

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The Polychaetes collection is part of the SeSAM collections of Senckenberg which combines all collections held at the Senckenberg Natutal History Museum of Frankfurt. This collection contains Polychaetes from all over the world. more

Due to the participation in numerous expeditions and projects over the past 15 years many polychaetes have been added to the collections. Only a part of them has so far been studied and catalogued. In terms of number of specimens and taxa represented, the collections from the North Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea, and the South China Sea belong to the most important collections worldwide.

Biology > Benthos, Biology > Invertebrates
Marine/Coastal, Museum collections, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, World, Polychaeta

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -129,0984; MinLat: -75,1183 - MaxLong: 174,6147; MaxLat: 78,9678 [WGS84]
World [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Polychaeta [WoRMS]

Collected biological specimens

Senckenberg Nature Research Society; Research Institute and Natural History Museum, moredata ownerdata creator
Allspach, Andreas

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
SeSAM collections of Senckenberg

Describing this dataset
Fiege, D.; Wehe, T. (2004). Die Typen und Typoide des Natur-Museums Senckenberg, Nr. 85 = Type catalogue of the Annelida: Polychaeta in the collections of the Senckenberg-Museum in Frankfurt am Main, Germany Senckenb. Biol. 84(1-2): 27-43

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Museum collection
Metadatarecord created: 2011-06-22
Information last updated: 2014-09-16
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